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Archibald & Woodrow's Barbeque

4215 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL
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Ranked #7 of 231 restaurants in Tuscaloosa
Cuisines: Barbecue
Description: 205 333 3622
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Coral Springs, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I recently took my son to Tuscaloosa for freshman orientation and this place was recommended. What an amazing meal. This is a hole in the wall by definition with slow but efficient service. The meal was incredible with a vinegary sauce that I want more of. I can't wait to get back to Alabama and eat that amazing food.

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Springfield, Ohio
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Spent the night in Tuscaloosa on the way to New Orleans. Looking for some BBQ! After checking out reviews, we decided on Archibald & Woodrow's. The place is small inside, and a little rough-looking outside, but a great experience. It was not very crowded when we were there and the orders didn't take long at all, and the was very... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

In this case, you CAN judge a book by it's cover. They may have been having an off day, but the food was mediocre at best. We visited both locations - the first being what is photographed on the visittuscaloosa website. Strictly meat at that location. So, we wandered around town and found the other restaurant. Better. The baked beans... More

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Got the Pork and the Ribs...AMAZING!! Imagery based sauce that was really flavorful for a great price! Good Collards and the BEST Okra I have ever eaten!!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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71 reviews 71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is a great vinegar BBQ. It was so good. Although I am not entirely sure if this place is up to code, we had a great meal that was amazing. I really loved how the meat was tender, and how the vinegar did not overpower the meat flavor. Our only regret was that our hotel did not have a... More

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Athens, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We had lunch at 12:30 on a Friday. The smoke aroma is deep in the walls and beckons from the tiny parking lot. It was very busy, although contrary to some other reviews we didn't have to wait for a table and there was table service rather than counter-ordering. They could have used a second waitress but that's a minor... More

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NJ
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117 reviews 117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Driving into Tuscaloosa we were desperate for some BBQ! After checking out reviews, we decided on Archibald & Woodrow's. The place is down home and tiny inside, but a great experience. You give your order at the counter then take a seat and it is brought out. It was not very crowded when we were there and the orders did... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My husband loves bar-b-q having been raised in Eastern NC. Checked trip advisor and saw this one ranked at the top so we gave it a try. It is a hole in the wall kind of place, but as is so often the case, it is were the good stuff is. My husband and son got the mixed plates, I... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We arrived late in Tuscaloosa and googled BBQ. This was not too far from our hotel and was still opened. It was not your usual chain eatery. There were many locals eating there, which was a good sign. We ordered the rib dinner. It was only $7!. We had 3 large ribs and 2 sides. My husband was disappointed that... More

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Archibald and Woodrow's... When I think of places that I would rather eat in Tuscaloosa, there are seldom few. What makes Archibald's so excellent is not only the AMAZING food (the wings are to die for) but the atmosphere. If you are looking for something fancy - do not eat here. At Archibald and Woodrow's, you eat off of styrofoam... More

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